Mendy had been in Barcelona on Thursday for assessment on his left knee following surgery in November. Asked why Mendy was in Hong Kong, City manager Pep Guardiola said Friday: "Wow. I didn't know it. (Expletive), he's a lucky guy. He said he was going for one day to Paris, but Hong Kong — that's far away. I don't know. I have to install Instagram. Really I don't know. Yesterday he was in Barcelona."
Mendy responded to reporting of Guardiola's quote by tweeting : "It was just joking with my uber driver I dont want no problems Pep."
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